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New trail dedicated at Craighead Forest Park

Officials with the City of Jonesboro joined state and federal dignitaries to cut the ribbon on a new park trail at Craighead Forest Park.

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KASU Bluegrass Monday: Donna Ulisee & the Poor Mountain Boys

Donna Ulisse and the Poor Mountain Boys will perform a concert of bluegrass music on Monday, February 26, at 7:00 p.m. at the Collins Theatre, 120 West Emerson Street, in downtown Paragould, Arkansas. The concert is part of the Bluegrass Monday concert series presented by KASU 91.9 FM. KASU will literally “pass the hat” to collect money to pay the group. The suggested donation is $5 per person.

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Trump Appears To Read From The NRA's Script Hours After The Gun Lobby Chief's Speech

In trying to clarify his Wednesday comments about arming teachers and other school personnel, President Trump, a day later, aligned himself even more closely with the National Rifle Association on the issue of teachers with guns and beefing up school security. So much so, they seemed, at times, to be reading from the same script. Here's how the day started — with NRA Executive Vice President and CEO Wayne LaPierre at the Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC (emphasis ours): "Can...

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Nearly four months after their billionaire owner shut them down, local news sites Gothamist, LAist and DCist will come back to life under new ownership: public radio stations.

WNYC in New York will buy Gothamist, Southern California's KPCC will acquire LAist, and WAMU in Washington, D.C., is taking over DCist.

Last fall, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration started looking for dangerous bacteria in a few of America's most beloved fresh foods: parsley, cilantro, basil, and prepared guacamole. The very freshness of these foods carries a risk. Since they aren't normally cooked, they may harbor nasty bugs like salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes.

The Seychelles have brokered a novel deal that will allow the island archipelago to swap millions of dollars in sovereign debt for protecting nearly one third of its ocean area.

It's hailed as the first of its kind. "Seychelles is clearly breaking new grounds and with it, it has positioned itself as a world leader in ocean governance and management," Seychelles vice president Vincent Meriton said in remarks announcing the new protections.

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New trail dedicated at Craighead Forest Park

Officials with the City of Jonesboro joined state and federal dignitaries to cut the ribbon on a new park trail at Craighead Forest Park.

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